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Characteristics of maize cultivars in Africa: How modern are they and how many do smallholder farmers grow?
(Springer Verlag, 2017)
Maize is the most important cereal and most widely cultivated staple that plays a key role in the food security of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Although some countries have achieved significant gains in maize productivity, ...
Acceptance and competitiveness of new improved wheat varieties by smallholder farmers
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
We conducted this research because earlier research revealed that Pakistani farmers were growing 8–10-year-old wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties and hence not benefitting from the recent advances in wheat breeding. ...